Brandywine

Includes: the Map, Counters and OOB Charts for the game using an enlarged version of the 2012 artwork.

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Description

This Big Board Game set includes the Map and Counters for the game, using an enlarged version of the 2000 artwork.  All Big Board Games components are coated with a proprietary clear coating which provides protection from UV light and is scuff and water resistant.

Extra set of Counters              30.00

Rolled Map – Approximately 48 x 72 inches, printed on coated paper bonded to thick Tyvek.  It consists of two 48 x 36 inch sheets, trimmed to provide an apparent seamless Map when overlapped.  (The original Map is 22 by 34 inches.)

Mounted Map – Approximately 48 x 72 inches, printed on coated paper adhered to 3/16 inch Poster Board.  It consists of four 24 x 36 inch sections, overlapped to provide an apparent seamless Map.  (The original Map is 22 by 34 inches.)

Counters – 176 1 1/6 (1.156) inch square Counters, printed on coated paper, mounted on 1/8 inch Foam Board, and precisely cut.  (The original counters are 5/8 (.625) inches.)

Product Notice

Big Board Game Sets are NOT a complete game. A copy of the game from the publisher is required to play. The Sets do not include Rules, Scenarios, Player Aid Cards which are not Set Up cards, playing cards, dice or any other game components.

Boxed Game Description

Description of Brandywine Creek, September 11, 1777 – Battles of the American Revolution, Volume II

Publisher: GMT Games, LLC  Designer: Mark S. Miklos

Brandywine is a 2 player game of the attempted ‘ambush’ of the British marching to occupy Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from Point of Elk, Maryland with 14,000 troops, including crack German mercenaries and American Loyalists, all under General Howe.

General Washington was prepared, or so he thought, along the road from Maryland to Philadelphia.  The British showed up, but not in full force.  Was there a flanking movement, taking the long way around to the west, and coming up on his right rear?

The campaign game has a lot of drama, as the strongest troops show up a long distance away, just within range of a rapid redeployment of American troops, if they move quickly, while disengaging from the fierce German attacks across Brandywine Creek.

There are four scenarios, lots of action, and a few heroes.  (Lafayette lead a cavalry charge!)

Low complexity, high Solitaire Suitability.  Contains a 22 x 34 inch Map, Rule Book, including four scenarios, two Player Aid Cards, 176 5/8″ Counters, and one 10-sided die.

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